THE ORGANIZING committee of the 10th World Water Forum in Bali has provided a tour agenda for forum delegates on May 23 and 25.

“More and more people are registering. The most favorite is Jatiluwih,” said Usman Kansong, Director General of Public Communication Information of the Ministry of Communication and Information, in Nusa Dua, Bali. Delegates keen on taking part in the tour can register at

Participants can choose to visit one of the tourist destinations in Bali, including the Jatiluwih terraced rice fields, Bedugul Botanical Garden, Monkey Forest, Ubud Cultural Village, and Lake Batur. Free tours are available on a first-come, first-served basis, with a limited quota of 50 people on May 23-24 and 100 people on May 25.

The committee provides vehicles at the departure point, which is in the lobby of BNDCC 1, Nusa Dua, Badung District, at 6:00–7:00 a.m. local time. The tourist visits are expected to introduce the tourism potential as well as promote Bali tourism, especially those directly related to discussions on water.

The 10th World Water Forum on May 18–25 yielded results, including the ratification of the declaration at the Ministerial-Level Meeting that was attended by delegates from 106 countries and 27 international organizations.

Apart from the declaration, Indonesia also succeeded in compiling a list of water-related projects that are the main projects of various countries.

The list contains 113 projects worth US$9.4 billion, including projects to accelerate the provision of drinking water for 3 million households and domestic waste water management projects for 300,000 households that benefit communities in various countries. [antaranews]